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The Tarog Ati are from Nueva Valencia of Guimaras in Western Visayas, Central Philippines. Tarog means  flow of water in the Inati dialect. They are genetically related to other Negrito ethnic groups across the archipelago and are considered the first people of the Philippines.

Tribal Chieftain & Culture Bearer: Fatima Balacanta

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